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Forget five nines, this clock is accurate to more than 35 nines!

We've all heard of five nines of accuracy, but this clever little clock boasts 35 nines in its display, all cleverly arranged into a dozen mathematical expressions that resolve to the integers traditionally found on an analog timepiece.

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We've all heard of five nines of accuracy, but this clever little clock boasts 36 nines in its display, all cleverly arranged into a dozen mathematical expressions that resolve to the integers traditionally found on an analog timepiece. The clock is an artifact of the Triple Nine Society, a sort of MENSA competitor for adults who test at or above the 99.9th percentile on IQ tests. The rest of us can still buy the clock, presumably.

(Found via Neatorama.)

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